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Archdiocese of Oviedo

Archidioecesis Ovetensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jesús Sanz Montes, O.F.M., Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 27 October 1954
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Spain
  • Square Kilometers: 10,604 (4,095 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.iglesiadeasturias.org/
  • Mailing Address: Arzobispado, Corrada del Obispo 1, 33003 Oviedo, Espana
  • Telephone: 985.20.97.28
  • Fax: 985.20.51.97

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Oviedo
811ErectedDiocese of Oviedo (erected)
17 October 1954Territory LostDiocese of Oviedo (Benavente with 7 parishes) Diocese of Zamora
17 October 1954Territory LostDiocese of Oviedo (Valencia de don Juan with 6 parishes, 160 parishes, Armellada with 4 parishes (in León)) Diocese of León
17 October 1954Territory LostDiocese of Oviedo (Taramundi, Buron, and Suarna in Lugo) Diocese of Mondoñedo
17 October 1954Territory LostDiocese of Oviedo (Tresviso with 2 parishes (in Santander)) Diocese of Santander
Archdiocese of Oviedo
27 October 1954ElevatedDiocese of Oviedo Archdiocese of Oviedo

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Oviedo
19501,300,0001,300,040100.0%7181758931,4551758251,150ap1951
Archdiocese of Oviedo
19691,030,000.0%72624897404321,780455ap1971
19801,152,5051,170,65098.5%6371888251,3962991,399944ap1981
19901,092,8561,107,01098.7%5831747571,4432741,244949ap1991
19991,032,0691,081,83495.4%5261546801,5172531,076943ap2000
20001,032,0691,081,83495.4%5171636801,5172611,068943ap2001
20011,034,4351,084,31495.4%4971616581,5722521,050943ap2002
20021,016,1851,075,32994.5%4861576431,5802491,030934ap2003
20031,003,7771,062,19894.5%4751496241,6082391,018934ap2004
20041,016,2351,075,38194.5%4631426051,679236976934ap2005
20131,077,3601,092,20098.6%3961095052,133166648933ap2014
2016998,3721,050,91795.0%3611004612,1652146654933ap2017
2019976,8321,028,24495.0%318803982,4546129630932ap2020
2021957,5841,018,78494.0%301703712,5819102533932ap2022

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Diocese of Oviedo
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 1, Page 382
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 2, Page 209
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 265
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 4, Page 267, and Page 268
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 5, Page 300
    • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 6, Page 322
    • Series Episcoporum Ecclesiae Catholicae, Volume 1, Page 58, to Page 60
  • Archdiocese of Oviedo
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 47, Page 131, to Page 133

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